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CAPS receives beautiful quilts for kids

CAPS receives beautiful quilts for kids

Kids end up in foster care because something is happening in their family that creates an unsafe environment. Many times the situation involves trauma to the child. How can we love these kids? There are many ways, but Twilight Douma chose to use her gift of quilting...

EVENT ALERT: Cubs for CAPS!

EVENT ALERT: Cubs for CAPS!

CAPS – Child And Parent Services invites you to join them for a night of fun and baseball on August 9 at 7 p.m.  The South Bend Cubs will be playing the Great Lakes Loons at Four Winds Field and proceeds from the game will be donated to CAPS. The event will kick off...

2017 News Archive

CAPS Vines, Steins, & Stills Auction!

Join Child And Parent Services for an evening of celebration, fine food and spirits, and philanthropy at a private airport hangar on Saturday, November 11, 2017! As past guests know, the premium hors d'oeuvres supplied by Navarre Hospitality Group are expertly paired...

Successful Co-Parenting High Conflict Resolution Classes

Join us at CAPS for Successful Co-Parenting High Conflict Resolution classes on Tuesday from 6pm-8pm at CAPS-Joy Rose Center. Participants find solutions to improve: *Respect & Understanding *Cooperation & Communication *Responsibility & Priorities *Vision &...

Get Involved in Giving Tuesday!

Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their...

2016 News Archive

Jules Boutique Holiday Fashion Show to benefit CAPS

Jules Boutique in downtown Goshen (130 S. Main St.) is donating proceeds from its upcoming Holiday Fashion show to CAPS! The Holiday Fashion Show is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at the shop in downtown Goshen. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and everything in the store is 20%...

#Build4Kids: On the ground floor

#Build4Kids: On the ground floor The first week of November brought an exciting development at the building site for the new Joy Rose Center: A concrete floor! Before dawn on Friday, Nov. 4, the concrete crew was getting set up with a massive four-story tall...

#Elktober is nearly over, but you can still vote!

Vote for CAPS Purple Penelope in the Purple Elk Challenge! October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and YWCA North Central Indiana and CAPS are joining forces in Elkhart to raise awareness of the ways domestic violence often intersects with child abuse and...

Point of View: Shaken baby cases are tragic and preventable

Point of View: Candy Yoder A 3-month-old baby, two broken legs, one broken arm, symptoms of shaken baby syndrome: These words just don’t belong together. And yet, there they are together in a report from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department regarding an incident on...

CFAC Director shares her story of survival

Julie Reed survived a childhood of abuse at the hands of her stepfather. Now, she works to help children and families find justice against those who abuse them. TJ21 Media Group recently produced an interview video with Julie, the CAPS Child and Family Advocacy Center...

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